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Crazysourcing: the random ideas generator

By Tom Chatfield  

“Crowdsourcing” is one of my least favourite techno-neologisms; and there’s some pretty stiff competition out there (see also “netiquette” and “wikiality”). Nevertheless, it’s hard not to reach for words like these when you’re looking to summarize some of the most wonderful workings of the internet.

By this, of course, I mean not the world-changing possibility that people from all across the globe can collectively solve problems and achieve solutions that isolated individuals or even corporations would never manage…

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